Daniel Boone did not attend church again, although he always considered himself a Christian and had all of his children baptized.
The song did not describe the real Daniel Boone, who was not a big man and did not wear a coonskin cap.
Daniel Boone (October 22, 1734 – September 26, 1820) was an American frontiersman whose wilderness exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States.
The Daniel Boone television series, ran from 1964 to 1970.
After Cooper, other writers developed the Western hero, an iconic figure which began as a variation of Daniel Boone.
The main character of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales, the first of which was published in 1823, bore striking similarities to Boone; even his name, Nathaniel Bumppo, echoed Daniel Boone's name.
Many places in the United States are named for him, including the Daniel Boone National Forest, the Sheltowee Trace Trail, and Boone County, Missouri.
In 1731, the Boones built a log cabin in the Oley Valley, now the Daniel Boone Homestead in Berks County, Pennsylvania, where Daniel was born.
Apparently thinking that they had killed Daniel Boone, the Shawnees beheaded Ned and took the head home as a trophy.
Daniel Boone remains an iconic figure in American history, although his status as an early American folk hero and later as a subject of fiction has tended to obscure the actual details of his life.
Like John Filson, Timothy Flint also interviewed Boone, and his Biographical Memoir of Daniel Boone, the First Settler of Kentucky (1833) became one of the bestselling biographies of the nineteenth century.